VP-46 from 1986 to 1989 VP-31 1989 to 1992, departed the F/E world for a tour as a CH-53E crew chief with HC-4 in Italy, left there for a tour with VFA-25 cruising on the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70).
Also served on the USS Hancock, CVA - 19 - 1970-1971 VI Divison..." [20NOV2000] ADAMS, AMH2 Darrell [email protected]"... I was an AMH-2 and went through Flight Engineer training at VP-31.
I would like to hear from anyine from that time period..." [24SEP2006] ADDIS, Craig A. I served with VP-17 NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii in 1979 as an airmen and VP-31 NAS Moffett Field, California for training and learning MAD, Difar/Lofar, and other ASW equipment for "I" Level maintainablity.
Being an AX, which is not a part of the Navy rate designation today, made my job more rewarding knowing that to operate, search and find you must know how it works!
All AW's and TACCO's were great to contribute ideas and their inputs to help keep the equipment in top shape.
Being TDY to NAS's made "I" Level guys dealing with two commands vs. Detached in 1980 to NAS Agana, Guam during one of the first terrorist strikes, the Iranian Hostage takeover. After AE "A" school, went to VP-31 and did my ground pounding tour from 84-87.